De facto, the country of origin principle
has facilitated the growth and proliferation of those services.
See Section 3 of the TMG ['Country of Origin Principle
,' media companies are subject to German law even if their media are being offered in another Member State of the European Union].
The EU executive also recommends harmonisation of IGSs on the basis of the country of origin principle
, which would facilitate treatment in case of insolvencies and guarantee uniform protection for all policy holders in the member states and prevent any distortions of competition among insurers operating in the same member state.
Article 39(5) remains one of the most controversial, dealing as it does with the withdrawal of the country of origin principle
and the enforcement of national requirements in the context of cross-border provision of services.
They have also supported a country of origin principle
proposed by the European Commission, guaranteeing businesses that their national law would apply in disputes with foreign EU consumers--deleted by the EU Council of Ministers.
The directive is likely to apply the country of origin principle
The Country of Origin Principle
attempts to finally resolve the questions of which jurisdiction will apply to an online contract.
According to silicon.com, the regulation - known as Rome II - would take precedence over the 'country of origin principle
' that is currently used to govern e-commerce.
Few pieces of regulation are more important for our members' businesses than the Country of Origin principle
set out in the Audiovisual Media Services directive--but the key point I would like to make is the benefit to EU audiences.
Another rift between the EP and the Council is on the derogations to the country of origin principle
governing the free movement of programmes within the EU.
Here too, the now notorious "country of origin principle
" is at issue, with the EBB accusing the Commission of failing to take account of the difficulty for an operator from one member state being aware of - and therefore of being able to control compliance with - all existing environmental legislation in the other 24 member states.